Community Service

Academy Difference: Advisory Program

Posted on: October 27th, 2014

Academy Difference: Advisory Program

Hundreds of good old-fashioned, hand-written letters, the kind requiring pen to paper, are en route to Class of 2014 Academy graduates. The letters, written by Upper Division students, will land in New York and Chicago and as far as California.

And while those letters are bringing smiles to our alumni, current Wildcats are also spreading smiles on campus by writing letters during advisory and delivering them to their respective buddies.

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The Academy Difference: Bringing H.O.P.E. to Dahlia

Posted on: December 18th, 2013

The Academy Difference blog series explores how our faculty integrates the 6 “Cs” of Academy at the Lakes’ Core Curriculum. Our faculty ensures “the success of each individual at school, in the community, and in the world,” by connecting every classroom experience with at least one of our 6 Cs.  To learn more, visit our […]

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5th and 6th Grade Student Council Raises $135 During “Pink Sale”

Posted on: October 21st, 2013

The 5th and 6th Grade Student Council hosted a “Pink Sale” on Friday, October 18th, to raise awareness and support for woman with breast cancer. The money from the sale will be donated to Shimberg Breast Center at St. Joseph’s Woman’s Hospital. The center uses donations to provide assistance to non-insured and underinsured patients needing […]

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Academy Students Help Our Community

Posted on: March 5th, 2013

Several UD students volunteered at the Metropolitan Ministries on Friday, March 1, 2013. Soon after they arrived, the students were placed in three different groups: a group of students boxed items and helped in the kitchen area, others assisted in the ware house and categorized the foods according to expiration dates, while the third group […]

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Academy Students Sing at Local Retirement Center

Posted on: December 17th, 2012

Slideshow: On Friday, December 14, 2012, Academy’s chorus members in 2nd – 6th grade made their annual visit to a local retirement center.

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Ed Ross Honored as Lightning Community Hero

Posted on: November 14th, 2012

The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Ed Ross as the fifth Lightning Community Hero of the year. Ed is an Academy at the Lakes parent – and Frances Pisacane’s husband! See the video and article here.

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Service Day at Feeding America – with the Bucs!

Posted on: October 14th, 2011

Call it coincidence or just plain luck, but Academy students had a wonderful opportunity to not only help members of the community but also work side-by-side with the Tampa Bay Buccaneer football team!

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National Jr. Honor Society Hosts Donation Drive For School Supplies

Posted on: August 26th, 2011

The Academy at the Lakes chapter of the National Junior Honor Society is collecting school supplies to be sent to two schools in Alabama and Missouri.

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Academy Supports Miles for Moffitt

Posted on: May 21st, 2011

Several lower division faculty members participated in the Miles for Moffitt annual walk/run to support members of our community. First grader, Hayley, ran for Ms. Twila.

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Giraffe Club Lends a Helping Hand

Posted on: May 6th, 2011

The Giraffe Club delivered gift bags made by the fourth grade students at Helping Hands Food Pantry.

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